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Bracket Projection (Actual Bracket)
Conference Name is shown for each Conference's Automatic Bid.
Records are against Division I opponents only.
Projection Breakdown
Correct Seeds: 42
Missed By 1 Seed: 19
Missed By 2 Seeds: 5
Teams Missed: 2 (UCLA and Ole Miss)
Last 4 In
Ole Miss (21-13)
BYU (23-10)
Boise State (23-9)
Dayton (27-9)
Last 4 Out
Old Dominion (27-8)
Richmond (21-14)
Colorado State (26-7)
Miami (FL) (25-13)
Multi-Bid Conferences
7 - Big 12
7 - Big Ten
6 - ACC
6 - Big East
5 - SEC
4 - PAC 12
3 - Atlantic 10
3 - Mt. West
2 - AAC
2 - Missouri Valley
2 - WCC
Syracuse (East)
Carrier Dome
Pittsburgh, PA
1. Villanova (33-3)  Big East
16. Lafayette (19-13)  Patriot League
8. North Carolina State (22-14)
9. LSU (22-11)
Seattle, WA
5. Northern Iowa (31-4)  Missouri Valley
12. Wyoming (23-10)  Mt. West
4. Louisville (27-9)
13. UC Irvine (19-13)  Big West
Columbus, OH
6. Providence (22-12)
11. Winner of Game C
3. Oklahoma (24-11)
14. Albany (24-9)  America East
Charlotte, NC
7. Michigan State (27-12)
10. Georgia (21-12)
2. Virginia (30-4)
15. Belmont (21-11)  Ohio Valley
Cleveland (Midwest)
Quicken Loans Arena
Louisville, KY
1. Kentucky (38-1)  SEC
16. Winner of Game A
8. Cincinnati (23-11)
9. Purdue (21-13)
Columbus, OH
5. West Virginia (25-10)
12. Buffalo (23-10)  MAC
4. Maryland (28-7)
13. Valparaiso (25-6)  Horizon
Pittsburgh, PA
6. Butler (23-11)
11. Texas (20-14)
3. Notre Dame (32-6)  ACC
14. Northeastern (23-12)  Colonial Athletic
Omaha, NE
7. Wichita State (29-5)
10. Indiana (20-14)
2. Kansas (27-9)
15. New Mexico State (21-11)  WAC
Houston (South)
NRG Stadium
Charlotte, NC
1. Duke (35-4)
16. Winner of Game B
8. San Diego State (26-9)
9. Saint John's (20-12)
Portland, OR
5. Utah (25-9)
12. Stephen F. Austin (26-5)  Southland
4. Georgetown (22-11)
13. Eastern Washington (23-9)  Big Sky
Louisville, KY
6. SMU (26-7)  AAC
11. UCLA (22-14)
3. Iowa State (25-9)  Big 12
14. UAB (19-16)  C-USA
Seattle, WA
7. Iowa (22-12)
10. Davidson (23-8)
2. Gonzaga (34-3)  WCC
15. North Dakota State (21-10)  Summit League
Los Angeles (West)
Staples Center
Omaha, NE
1. Wisconsin (36-4)  Big Ten
16. Coastal Carolina (20-10)  Big South
8. Oregon (25-10)
9. Oklahoma State (17-14)
Jacksonville, FL
5. Arkansas (27-9)
12. Wofford (26-7)  Southern
4. North Carolina (26-12)
13. Harvard (20-8)  Ivy League
Jacksonville, FL
6. Xavier (23-14)
11. Winner of Game D
3. Baylor (23-10)
14. Georgia State (24-10)  Sun Belt
Portland, OR
7. Virginia Commonwealth (26-10)  Atlantic 10
10. Ohio State (24-11)
2. Arizona (34-4)  PAC 12
15. Texas Southern (22-13)  SWAC
First Four (Dayton, OH)
University of Dayton Arena
Game A
16. Manhattan (19-14)  MAAC
16. Hampton (17-18)  MEAC
Game B
16. North Florida (20-12)  Atlantic Sun
16. Robert Morris (20-15)  Northeast
Game C
11. Dayton (27-9)
11. Boise State (23-9)
Game D
11. Ole Miss (21-13)
11. BYU (23-10)